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Aug 27, 2013 12:00am PDT
becomes regarded by hoover as the most dangerous man in america. yes? after that we should mark him as the most dangerous in america from the standpoint of security. it is a sad commentary people say in our government would this is the most dangerous in america. >> i suspect as we celebrate america in the king years. lived five years after. by the time he dies he is regarded as the most dangerous man in america. the majority of americans had fallen out with dr. king. everyday black folk were mad at him because they thought he was not black enough. later, but byim the time he died was he not the man in america. >> he was pledging renewed allegiance to nonviolence. america made a choice that we are still living with, which is are we going to overcome our differences, or are we going to take the path of trying to enforce them with violence. i hope we will have a more balanced view of the choices. >> how subversive would his message be had he a chance to get to that microphone? kennedye that president .id not come to the march how dangerous might his message ?e >> his violence to the wo
Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm EDT
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry work in, and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions and a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." president obama cancels a moscow summit with president putin. this after russia grantor -- granted edwards snowden asylum, sending at chill through relations. throughoutg flights the region. it cost billions and has the backing of key countries. inside a project which could power the future. pairs of atoms and infusing them together. this will release more energy. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. today relations between the u.s. and russia and another snack when presiden
Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of industries. what can we do for you? and now, "bbc world news america." president obama announced his government surveillance program and assesses this deteriorating relationship with russia. >> we're doing things that are good for the united states and hopefully good for russia as well. but recognizing there are going to be some differences. we will not be able to completely disguise them. >> hiding in plain sight. this sicilian mafia boss was living in italy for decades. italy wants him back to serve his time. it is summer. it must be time for that vacation souvenir. we will trace how the trinkets have become big business. onwelcome to our viewers public television in america and around the globe. today president obama held a wide ranging press conference at the white house on the eve of leaving for his summer vacation. on the agenda was announcing new oversight and transparency in the surveillance programs that have come under fire. relations with russia were also front and center. presidenturged clinton to think forward instead of backward. tourged president putin think forward in
Aug 24, 2013 12:00am EDT
like -- people come from all over america and they have a a talent and they get to show it. and suddenly they become -- their lives change. >> jay: yeah. >> like, candice glover. the recent -- did you see that one? >> jay: she's the one that -- we had her on the show. >> fantastic. fantastic singer. she's like aretha franklin and mahalia jackson. people like that. amazing. >> jay: and you met her, right? >> yeah, i went twice. great fan of hers. >> jay: there you go, look at -- i got to ask you -- >> i'm the one in the middle. [ laughter ] my wife and that's my niece clara. >> jay: i got to ask you about the glasses. >> glasses? you like them? >> jay: yeah. i do like them. kind of a -- >> do you like my socks? how about the socks? >> jay: i do like your socks. [ applause ] >> i'm a fashion -- my wife -- >> jay: your wife what? >> she makes sure i look okay. >> jay: yeah, okay. >> she makes sure -- she points me in the right direction. she makes me walk slowly. she dresses me, and says, "all right, go." [ laughter ] >> jay: did she pick the orange socks? >> she picked the or
Aug 8, 2013 12:00am PDT
to integrate america's then all- white pastime. it was a courageous move by both men. robinson endured horrendous opposition, of course, from racially charged taunts to death threats, all the while triumphing on the field. rickey took on the baseball establishment, defied owners, general managers, and fans. that important piece of history is front and center in "42," a movie that celebrates how rickey and robinson changed america. before we start our conversation with harrison ford, let's take a look. proof--do you do it it? >> i love baseball. i have given my whole life to it. 40-odd years ago, i was at a university, and we had a negro catcher, the best hitter on the so i am laid low, broken because of the color of his skin and i did not do enough to help. i told myself. unfair atsomething ,he heart of the game i love and i knew that when the time came that i could no longer do i could love baseball again. tavis: first of all, good to see you again, welcome back. >> thanks. thanks for having me. tavis: congratulations, number one last weekend. >> yeah, i'm very pleased. tavis: off to
Aug 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting live from washington. denies that the rebels hit his convoy today as enjoying ase, and newfound freedom in pakistan. a bbc story free to this young girl from forced labor and hopefully opened a world of opportunity. >> the biggest change is she can take her place in the classroom and have a chance to learn. this seemed impossible before. their photograph captured faces -- a look at the groundbreaking work of walter evans. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and across the globe. the syrian government is describing rebel claims that the motorcade was hit today. assassination the attempt happened as he was going to a mosque to celebrate the end of ramadan. video of him unharmed has surfaced. >> no longer do western leaders say that president assad will be gone in months. his forces are making gains in the battlefield, and the war could last for years, leading to a refugee crisis of epic proportions. confidence is his message. on state television today he was shown smiling as he attended prayer
Aug 3, 2013 12:00am PDT
. the other thing is that it has been 50 years since the crest of the movement, and america still does not really appreciate how much we benefit from that. there are still many people hiding from the great benefits of the 1960's, so i wanted to do something to crystallize that. the lessons from the people in the civil rights era. tavis: what lessons do you think that the american public, by and large, as we approach the anniversary -- we will talk about that in a moment -- what do they still seem blind to? >> george wallace pledged segregation forever. this country was segregated. all through the south, in the constitutions of the southern states, there was not a single public official that advocated the end of segregation. now, that is gone. and not only has that benefited african-american citizens to the point that we have one now in the white house, but it has benefited women, the disabled, senior citizens, and even, of course, the white south, when it was invested in segregation, it was the poorest region in the country. you had never heard of the sun belt, and it has benefited tre
Aug 8, 2013 7:00pm EDT
? >> it says that the culture is anxious and hungry for positive stories about challenges that america has met and partially overcome, because they're hungry to know how to perfect this society. i think that that's really at the heart of it. we want to know that the high ideals that we're formed around are continued. we want to know that these challenges still require to be met, and that there's so much divisiveness and fractiousness in our society, and there's a big industry that is constructed around keeping us apart and servicing our opinions and fostering and supporting our prejudices. i think it's the hunger to want to feel like an american, and want to come together to help meet the challenges that we face. tavis: you've said something here now very powerful, and i want to take it, for the sake of conversation and for the sake of pushing you to get your thoughts, and flip it on you. i think you're right about everything you've said. in the tradition of the black church, i'd say "amen" in agreement with everything you've just said. i think that it could be argued that one of those industr
Aug 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
to conversational piece when it comes to music -- berkeley, juilliard, it is the largest music school in america. the beauty of it is there is nothing going on in indiana. i am so grateful for that time. i was a freshman and did not realize it. reed hall is so close to the music. i did not realize these future great artists were living in my dorms. artists were in those dorms because they can walk across the street to the music school. the fact i waste around so many artists. i should have stuck with lessons. that you do not have in common with me. you stuck with it and got good at it. greatve got some collaborations on this project. >> there is entrÉe botticelli, .he great mark knopfler i have been fortunate enough, when i look back on my career, the one decision i made that aided me more than most is in 1982 when i moved to new york city for the first time, it was the first explosion of wynton marsalis. i really thought he set up a glass ceiling that all the people that play in the same style, i thought they would never be able to penetrate that ceiling because winton has it covered. i am his
Aug 20, 2013 12:00am EDT
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Aug 22, 2013 12:00am EDT
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Aug 13, 2013 12:00am PDT
the first song was recorded in 1962, maybe 1961. at the voice of america radio station. this fellow heard me playing the guitar at a party and i said, i have to get you on tape. i have lots of stuff. it was a real to rio. there was nothing to do. year in high school, i would have been there back in tampa. that was all that i had. that recording, my style had emerged virtually whole. i was startled when i heard it four years later. appreciative are you that your style emerged whole? >> the chaos of my family and the moving that we did. that tape managed to survive. we were pretty chaotic. the second thing i am grateful for. i've played lead guitar and grateful somewhat. not wait to get electrified guitar. the music that you're making, could not wait. eric clapton, those boys. tavis: there was a point in time where you had written a couple songs the you were sure were not that good. i asked you to set your humility aside. what song was it, that you're that's-- you recall good? >> for what it's worth. i had finally gotten the band coming up and we were over the royal canyon. for aere having a f
Aug 28, 2013 12:00am PDT
community. talk to me about place. to me about class inside of black america. pre-k's lass has a lot to do with it. there are people that are so satisfied with their own situation, that they don't stop to realize how much they need to reach back to other people. they are just satisfied with denouncing people who are for and are in communities where there are problems, and not doing what they ought to do, and feeling like they got ahead on their own. i have heard so many people say that lately, that i did what i need to do by myself, so these people can pick up and do what they need to do by themselves. that is totally unrealistic. so there is a class problem in the black community as well as there being a class problem in the nations large among all the people who live here. why do you not believe that black children in particular in the black community writ large has fallen so far behind that we ain't never going to catch up, pardon my english. >> were going to catch up because we've got to catch up. we are investing our time and training the next generation of young servant leaders who a
Aug 21, 2013 12:30am EDT
filet on a southern-style biscuit. grab one today. america runs on dunkin'. no-charge scheduled maintenance. check. and here's the kicker... 0% apr for 60 months. and who got it? this guy. and who got it? this guy. and who got it? this guy. that's right... [ male announcer ] it's the car you won't stop talking about. ever. hurry in to the volkswagen best. thing. ever. event. and get 0% apr for 60 months, now until september 3rd. that's the power of german engineering. caramel mocha. caramel almond. caramel turtle. [ sighs ] that would've been awkward. with dunkin's caramel iced coffee flavors, there are more ways than ever to love caramel. try the new caramel coconut today. america runs on dunkin'. [ cheers and applause ] >> jay: my next guests are a a terrific band from nashville who are making their first television appearance with us tonight. they'll be at the outside lands music festival in san francisco on august 11th. their debut album, "kids raising kids," is getting just terrific reviews. please welcome kopecky family band. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ and i don't kno
Aug 9, 2013 12:00am PDT
avengers in 12 days i would take a long vacation, and america would have been very angry at me. it is all character stuff. i think what made me able to do , people ihe actors knew i could trust, that we were all on the same page because you cannot have surprises. you struck gold lately. i was looking at your work, and we all know there is no such thing as an overnight success, but you really have struck lightning. it happened for you in this space and time. i am curious. what makes it happen for a particular person? everybody has got something they are trying to get done, yet for certain individuals it starts clicking. that happened for you. >> if we are talking about the i have been a yearssional writer for 24 , so there were a lot of nights. avengers happens because of connections. proving your self. i got the most was how did you get this job? it was the groundwork i made for years of making tv and proving myself and building up to it and building this troupe of actors. started a micro- to make our own stuff. it is years and years of extreme effort. i do not do anything else. i do not
Aug 29, 2013 12:00am PDT
was concerned about was bringing about that ideal for everyone. all lives in america have been changed. >> how subversive would king's message be today were he here? suggests to me his message would be a bit too much tond handle right now. >> you could say the same thing about jesus. in a way when you have a it is hard toer, live up to that vision, and i think that is what king challenges us to do. he did not start when the voting rights act passed the right good he could have retired -- voting rights act passed. he could have retired, but instead he went to memphis in 1968. he was taking on the vietnam war. this was a person who understood his mission stood for more than itting legislation passed. is our responsibility to understand if he were here he would still close that gap l and reality,ea because we still have not made that ideal reality for many parts of the country. in every library i have the entire collection of skiing g papers. kin there is no better anthology of atk about what dr. king said stanford. dr. carson's latest book is called martin's dream. onnk you for your work keeping
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm EDT
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Aug 6, 2013 12:00am PDT
not? >> it never showed it self. ien i came here to america steele, and everything took off. i did not have the desire to go back on stage. as i got older i watched people in productions. i go to the theater and see friends. tohink there might be a time get back up there and prove myself. it is a nagging it should -- itch to go back there. tavis: i am not an actor, but i have been reading about that ler and herette mid return to broadway. as i read about her and sicily now 88, they say it does not necessarily get easier as you get older, so if you are going to do this, you might want to figure some out. you are still a young guy, but it does not get easier. you to get to the point where you regret you did not do it. >> that is true. 60 is knocking on the door. tavis: you do not look anything like it. >> i like taking movies, and i love the world of filmmaking. that is what really turns me on. it always has and still does, so we will see about the theater. tavis: where and how do you find love for doing stuff that is not lock buster blockbuster stuff when you know what that kind of
Aug 31, 2013 12:00am PDT
. the first was a singer from peru named him a sumac. latin america. the second one was the right of spring by igor stravinsky. the third one was charlie parker , charles crystal -- charles christopher parker. so i took my final test. this was my third year of high school. and i got up. i was the first one to get up after a hundred questions are so. i thought i did something wrong. the teacher said, when you get up, you have to leave the classroom. she said, class, i want to show you something. she held my paper up. they couldn't see the answers. that she had on the front 100 or an a. she said, i want you to think about this because a lot of them had been studying is it since they were six years old. she said this is a perfect test paper knowing to think about it. i was walking down the hall and i was thinking about it, too. [laughter] tavis: there is a lot in that story that i could unpack, that tickles me and turns me on. the part that i am most moved by is, when you are skipping school iif that happened today, literally just months ago did a primetime special here for pbs called educatio
Aug 15, 2013 12:00am PDT
: this will not surprise you, and i say this, of course, with all due respect. everybody in america is talking about "downton abbey" except in the black barbershops, except in the black beauty salons. i know i'll get mail about this from persons of color in this audience on pbs who love "downton abbey." i suspect that might be not because people of color don't like period pieces, julian, but because it'd be nice to see yourself represented on the screen at some point. >> well, watch this space. >> we, no, we have a good black character coming up in the fourth series, played by gary carr. he's a chap called jack ross. he's kind of a fairly major storyline. i was very keen that he should be a positive character. quitek -- i feel this strongly, so you must stop me if it's boring -- but so many black characters in television drama are victims and things are not going well for them and even when they're positive, even when they're sympathetic, everything's terrible. i feel for black young men and women it's very important that you see people on the screen who are not victims. it's not all going badly. be
Aug 16, 2013 12:00am PDT
america, when he was in argentina, when he was in havana, and the crowd, just the adoration on their faces for this man is just, it's really something to behold. tavis: one of the things i've always - and i want you to comment on this - one of the things i've always loved about music in spanish is that even if you don't know what they're saying, it's sexy. >> it is. oh. tavis: oh, man. (laughter) it's sexy, it's smooth, it is soothing. >> yes it is. tavis: they could be cussing me out for all i know. >> that's right. tavis: but it sounds good. >> yes, it does. tavis: so tell me more about what it feels like to sing in spanish. >> i tell you, the first time i started hearing myself, hearing these tracks back and these vocals, i looked at my musical director, who always goes with me when i'm recording, and i said, "i think i like myself singing in spanish better than english." my voice just takes on this - because i don't know how much you've heard of the record, but tavis: i've heard it. >> you could tell. it sounds like natalie cole, but it doesn't sound like natalie cole, and i think the
Aug 23, 2013 12:00am PDT
? >> the show is like the scene from "coming to america." you're not sure what you're supposed to do and you go, "can i get an amen?" "amen." somebody jumps up, "i'm very happy to be here." [laughter] you're not really sure what you want to do. you're not sure if you want to breakdance, if you want to shout, if you want to throw the rock and roll symbol. tavis: yeah. >> but it's great. i tell people it's a mixture of james brown, sly and the family stone, the scene from out of "blues brothers" when everybody's doing backflips in church -- it's a mixture of all of that, and that's what you get at a robert randolph and the family band show. tavis: on this "lickety split" project, how did you -- give me some sense of the track selection, how you put together the project in terms of the songs. >> what we did putting together the record, because i've recorded probably 40 songs, and in choosing the songs that's actually on the "lickety split" album, we just wanted to make sure we kept the energy up. we had the signature guitar licks in all of the songs, the performances were good. but i'm real critic
Search Results 0 to 26 of about 27 (some duplicates have been removed)